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Boon Oude Kriek

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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oude Kriek Boon is one of the finest examples of the 100% spontaneous fermentation fruit-Lambic style. 400 g of wild cherries per litre are fermented together with a blend of young and old Boon Lambic that has been aged in oak casks. After clarification, the Oude kriek is bottled and refermented. It is unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no artificial flavourings, preservatives or colourings added. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Pour slowly in a flute glass without disturbing the yeast sediment in the bottle. Cheers !


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FBoekman (17) - SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
Fint rosa skum. Härlig mörkröd färg. Sur. Fantastiskt god i solen på altanen.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sigmund (4810) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 5, 2014
Shared 375 ml green bottle at local tasting. 2008 vintage. Deep red colour, small pink head. Lovely aroma of sour cherries and farmhouse, hints of marzipan. Fine flavour too, sour cherries but not lemony, hints of almonds. Harmonious and pleasant.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen1 (1987) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 5, 2014
0,375 flaske (2008-årgangen) delt med gode rbhd-venner ombord på Fridtjofen april-14: en fantastsik aroma, dette ølet må inhaleres. Dessert de luxe, eller som aperitif i høye, elegante stetteglass. Stillheten senker seg, vi har funnet nirvana.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Holmen2 (409) - NORWAY - APR 5, 2014
2008 vintage. Deep red diamond colour. No head. Absolutely superb aroma of sour red berries. Similarly good taste. Ripe cherries. Well balanced and with high drinkability.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (4863) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 5, 2014
Shared bottle at local tasting. 2008 Vintage. Pours deep clear red with a tiny white head.Strong inviting cherry aroma, deep fruity and meaty cherries. Taste is light sweet, chewy and fruity cherries, some wood. Clean and dry mouthfeel. Refreshing and moreish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leini (587) - SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2014
375ml bottle. Clear red body with a medium pink head. Sour cherry, cassis, barnyard and some lactic notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamTheBarrel (316) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2014 375ml green corked and caked bottle, poured into a flute glass. Appearance is clear ruby red with a medium sized China pink head. Aroma of cherries, green apples and barnyard. Flavour of cherries, table grapes, red currants and oak wood notes. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter and light-medium sour. Palate is medium-light bodied, smooth texture and average carbonation. A good Lambic Kriek, the flavours taste authentic, and the beer has a pleasant sourness and is refreshingly light on sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle at home from drinkstore
Dark ruby with clear white lacing. Plenty of cherry skin and stone character on the nose with a subtley lactic undercharacter, full bodied, tonnes of tart cherries and plenty of silage like brett but with a shorter finish on the fruit than mariage parfait

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brnandersen (1668) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2014
375 ml. bottle, 2008 vintage, poured in to a flute. Deep, deep red colour with a thin, bubbly very light pink head. Fruity, sour aroma with tart cherries, fruits, oak barrel - rather wooden actually - earthy, leather-like notes. Taste is sour. Medium body, slick texture and a flat carbonation. Finishes long lasting acidic with tart cherries, lots of wood and yeasts. Some spices. Excellent Fruit Lambic.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (932) - BELGIUM - FEB 10, 2014
Dark red colour, a lot of pink foam. Medium carbonation. Very tastfull beer. Aroma of sour cherries with some hints of almond. A bit dry in the finish. Refreshing and easy drinkable. Great!


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